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BBC Radio 1s Big Weekend
BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend
Price £39.50 Weekend Tickets, £29.50 Day Tickets
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Fairs & Festivals Rock

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend

Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:00p
Ebrington Square Londonderry, Northern Ireland

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend is back for 2013.

The festival always attracts the big names in UK and worldwide music, so if you want to see who you'll be listening to over the next year, then Radio 1's Big Weekend is for you.

This year all the activity will take place in Derry~Londonderry, with Ebrington Square hosting the biggest party of the summer.

This year's Big Weekend consists of three days of great music.

Friday 24 May sees the Main Stage focused on dance music and a second stage run
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Performers at this Event
Bastille
Bastille Remove performer from this event
South London-based band blending '80s synth-pop with stadium-sized choruses. ~ Rovi
Pete Tong
Pete Tong Remove performer from this event
DJ, one of the highest profile figures in UK dance music. ~ Rovi
Biffy Clyro
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Assembling in the late '90s, in the town of Kilmarnock, near Glasgow, Scotland, Biffy Clyro featured a three-piece lineup, fronted by vocalist and guitarist Simon Neil along with James Johnston (bass) and drummer Ben Johnston....
Thirty Seconds To Mars
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Formed in 1998 by frontman Jared Leto and his older brother, 30 Seconds to Mars found success in the 2000s with a mix of post-grunge, screamo, and hard rock. The band gained a modest audience with its debut album, but it was the platinum-selling sophomore effort A Beautiful Lie that officially opened the flood gates in 2005, securing the band a frequent presence on MTV while paving the way for a number of successful tours....
Dizzee Rascal
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Dizzee Rascal was one of the U.K.'s most prominent music subjects during the latter half of 2003. Just a few months prior to winning his country's Mercury Prize -- for Boy in da Corner, his debut album -- his name was known only by his peers and devout followers of the garage scene....
Paramore
Paramore Remove performer from this event
The combination of musical energy between brothers and Hayley's bold charisma earned them instant attention, particularly from Florida indie Fueled by Ramen, who signed the band and put them to work recording their debut....
Simon Patterson
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Master craftsman of melancholic melody and the purveyor of razor sharp edges – he is Simon Patterson. Famed for 11 consecutive #1’s on Beatport as well as all other reputable stores with tracks like Northern Lights, Here and Now, Latika, Thump, Smack, F-16, Bulldozer, Miss You, Taxi and Mood Swing, Simon Patterson’s production back catalogue is an astonishing list of hit after hit record....
Sub Focus
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Sub Focus is an alias of Nick Douwma, a fast-rising drum'n'bass producer/DJ affiliated with the Ram Records collective who became one of the style's leading practitioners within only two years of his recording debut....
Chase & Status
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Chase & Status -- consisting of dance DJs, multi-platinum artists, and record-label owners Saul Milton and Will Kennard -- earned their stripes after remixing the Capleton track "Duppy Man" to success in 2005....
The Saturdays
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British teen pop outfit that features five female singers and a radio-ready electro-pop sound. ~ Rovi
Lethal Bizzle
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British MC Lethal Bizzle's explicit lyrics of violence and street tales of East London drew reaction and controversy but also gave him immense popularity among followers of garage and grime in the 2000s....
Zane Lowe
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Zane Lowe, also known more intimately as Zipper, is a well-regarded radio DJ best known for his weeknight broadcast on BBC Radio 1. He was a radio DJ on Xfm prior to his 2003 switch to the BBC....
Foals
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Oxford indie quintet with jittery energy to spare and a diverse sound based on dance, post-punk, and new wave. ~ Rovi
Calvin Harris
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Favoring a naughty schoolboy look that makes him seem even younger than his already tender years (22 when his first major-label album was released), Scottish artist, producer, and remixer Calvin Harris has a similarly youthful and forward-looking approach to his music....
Toddla T
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Proudly carrying his hometown’s tradition of cutting-edge dance music, Sheffield-based DJ/producer Toddla T (Tom Bell) specializes in a genre-bending mash-up of hip-hop, electro, and garage whose bass-heavy sound takes its cues from the city’s early-‘90s (Warp Records-centered) “bleep” scene....
The Script
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Irish trio that blend the Celtic soul of Van Morrison with contemporary R&B influences. ~ Rovi
Ellie Goulding
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Having caught the public's attention in 2010 with her singles "Starry Eyed" and "Guns and Horses," British vocalist Ellie Goulding quickly rose to the top of the charts with her infectious electronic pop sound....
Paloma Faith
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Paloma's second album Fall To Grace has just reached Platinum status in the UK. Her January/February tour dates are now completely sold out. As well has her continued success in the UK, Paloma is currently enjoying rising star status in the US, with the New York Times, Billboard, Vogue and Blackbook among her biggest fans....
Rudimental
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Seemingly appearing from nowhere in 2012 with their U.K. number one single Feel the Love, London based electronic outfit Rudimental had originally come together a few years earlier as the production name of duo Piers Agget and Kesi Dryden....
Olly Murs
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With a "cheeky chappy" persona to match Robbie Williams and vocals reminiscent of original Pop Idol Will Young, former call-center worker Olly Murs was one of the success stories of the 2009 season of The X Factor, finishing runner-up to Joe McElderry in the hotly contested final....
Wretch 32
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British rapper Jermaine Scott (aka Wretch 32) rose out of London’s Tiverton Estate projects in Tottenham, along with his peers Devlin and Chipmunk. In the latter half of the 2000s, he joined grime collectives Combination Chain Gang and the Movement, and put out solo efforts as mixtapes....
Rap
Two Door Cinema Club
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Mixing electronic polish with guitar-driven hooks à la Phoenix and the Postal Service, Bangor and Donaghadee, Northern Ireland's Two Door Cinema Club feature singer/guitarist/programmer Alex Trimble, guitarist/singer Sam Halliday, and bassist/singer Kevin Baird....
Bruno Mars
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Nicknamed Bruno by his dad, who was a fan of professional wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino; has said he took the last name Mars to give himself some "pizazz." Began singing at 4 by impersonating Elvis Presley, which led to an appearance as Little Elvis in the 1992 romantic comedy Honeymoon in Vegas ....
The Vaccines
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Infectious London-based indie rock outfit the Vaccines formed in the late 2000s around the talents of Justin Young (vocals, guitar), Árni Hjörvar (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar), and Pete Robertson (drums)....
Modestep
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London-based crossover electronic/dubstep act Modestep formed in 2010, featuring brothers Josh (production, vocals, keyboards) and Tony Friend (production, turntables, guitar), Matthew Curtis (drums, percussion), and Nick Tsang (guitar)....
Labrinth
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Simon Cowell knows more than a little something about how to succeed in the music business, so when Labrinth became the first non-talent show artist in six years to be signed to Cowell’s label, it rightfully made headlines....
AlunaGeorge
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As AlunaGeorge, producer George Reid and vocalist Aluna Francis amalgamate electronic pop, 2-step garage, and left-field R&B. They met in 2009, when Reid remixed a track by Francis' group My Toys Like Me, and debuted in 2011 on Sweet Recordings with the "Analyser"/"We Are Chosen" single....
Arlissa
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Big-voiced London-based singer Arlissa, an avowed Kate Bush fanatic, was signed to London Records before she turned 20. An early version of her song "Hard to Love Somebody" reached rapper Nas, who asked to put his touch on it....
Conor Maynard
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Touted as the British answer to Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber, Brighton-born Conor Maynard also rose to prominence through cover versions posted on YouTube. Born in 1992, Maynard had been singing since a young age, but it wasn’t until 2008 that he posted his first video -- a cover of Lee Carr’s “Breathe” -- on the video sharing site....
Little Mix
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Surpassing the achievements of One Direction and JLS by becoming the first group to win The X Factor in the U.K., four-piece girl band Little Mix were one of the few success stories to emerge from the underperforming and controversial eighth season....
Jake Bugg
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Raised on a steady diet of the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, and the brothers Gallagher, English singer/songwriter Jake Bugg blends the melodious, working-class swagger of the La's and the primal, bluesy simplicity of the White Stripes with the wry, weathered romanticism of Jens Lekman....
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Ebrington Square
Ebrington Square
Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT47 6ED
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